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Overview

Introduction to New Haven, Indiana

New Haven, Indiana, in Allen county, is 7 miles SE of Fort Wayne, Indiana and 86 miles SW of Toledo, Ohio. The city benefits from easy access to the nearby cities and towns that it shares the Fort Wayne metropolitan area with. New Haven contains a population of approximately 12,406.

New Haven History

The community was named after the city of New Haven, Connecticut. Transportation has always played a major role in the development of the city. Initially, the Wabash and Erie Canal was located near New Haven. The Wabash and Nickel Plate Railroads entered the city later on, followed by the Norfolk Southern Railway, which maintains its operations in New Haven to this day. The area was platted by Henry Burgess, and incorporated as a town in 1865. In 1963, New Haven was reincorporated as a city.

New Haven and nearby Attractions

  • Gene Stratton-Porter State Historic Site
  • Allen County-Fort Wayne Historical Society Museum
  • Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory
  • Fort Wayne Children's Zoo
  • Martin Church
  • Saint John Cemetery

Things To Do In New Haven

While in New Haven, one can visit the home of author and nature photographer, Gene Stratton-Porter. The city also provides easy access to a number of museums, including the Fort Wayne Museum of Art, the Science Central, the Allen County-Fort Wayne Historical Society Museum and the Cathedral Museum. The Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory and the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo are also popular spots. A French settlement of Besancon on the eastern edge of New Haven one existed in the area, and is now on the National Register of Historic Places.

New Haven Transportation

Air transportation facilities are provided by the Fort Wayne International Airport.

New Haven Higher Education

Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne, Indiana Wesleyan University and Ball State University provide opportunities for higher education.

Demographics

People

Total Population15,895
Male Share of the Population48.4%
Female Share of the Population51.6%
Senior Citizens14.8%
Employed Population 16+7,152
Age of the Population35

Families

% of people married50.1%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher16.1%
Median Earnings25+$32,662
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$25,280
Median Earnings With High School Degree$28,567

Wealth

Median Family Income$55,778
% Above Poverty Level87.7%
% Below Poverty Level12.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time20 minutes
% Working from Home2.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.2%
% Using Public Transportation0.1%

Housing

People Living Alone28.8%
Median Gross Rent$750
Median House Value$97,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)15.5%
Irish11.2%
English6.8%
French Except Basque3.8%
Italian3.2%
Polish2.9%
Scottish1.6%
Dutch1.5%
Swedish1.3%
Swiss1.1%
Norwegian0.9%
Welsh0.6%
African0.5%
Russian0.4%
Arab0.4%
Macedonian0.2%
Czech0.2%
Syrian0.2%
Belgian0.2%
Canadian0.2%
Hungarian0.2%
Slovak0.1%
German0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Egyptian0.1%
Austrian0.1%
Danishn0.1%
Greek0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
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New Haven Almanac

CategoryValue
County Allen County
Standard Zip Codes46774
Phone Area Codes260
Time ZoneAmerica/Indiana/Indianapolis
Approximate Latitude41.06
Approximate Longitude-85.02

New Haven Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationFORT WAYNE BAER AP
Distance10.8 miles
Jan Temp16 to 31 F
Apr Temp38 to 60 F
Jul Temp63 to 84 F
Oct Temp42 to 63 F
Annual Precip36.5 inches
StationPAULDING
Distance22.9 miles
Jan Temp14 to 30 F
Apr Temp36 to 58 F
Jul Temp60 to 83 F
Oct Temp39 to 62 F
Annual Precip34.4 inches
StationBLUFFTON 1 N
Distance23.6 miles
Jan Temp16 to 30 F
Apr Temp40 to 58 F
Jul Temp64 to 84 F
Oct Temp42 to 63 F
Annual Precip36.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Fort Wayne262,450$57,434
Grabill1,471$59,167
Huntertown6,857$80,375
Monroeville1,197$51,563
Ossian3,899$69,848
Woodburn1,651$67,446

New Haven Public Schools

New Haven High School
1300 Green Rd
ZIP: 46774
(260) 446-0220
High
Total Enrollment 933
New Haven Intermediate School
1065 Woodmere Dr
ZIP: 46774
(260) 446-0190
Primary
Total Enrollment 416
New Haven Middle School
900 Prospect Ave
ZIP: 46774
(260) 446-0230
Middle
Total Enrollment 530
New Haven Primary School
1445 Berwick Ln
ZIP: 46774
(260) 446-0150
Primary
Total Enrollment 468

New Haven Private Schools

Central Lutheran School
1400 Elm St
ZIP: 46774
Elementary
Total Enrollment 339
Maumee Valley School
7630 Roberts Rd
ZIP: 46774
Elementary
Total Enrollment 94
Milan Center School
14702 Doty Rd
ZIP: 46774
Elementary
Total Enrollment 94
Peace Montessori
2315 Long Rd
ZIP: 46774
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 47
St John The Baptist School
204 S Rufus St
ZIP: 46774
Elementary
Total Enrollment 297
St Louis Academy
15529 Lincoln Hwy E
ZIP: 46774
Elementary
Total Enrollment 57
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